salt pan


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salt pan

n.
1. An undrained shallow depression in which water accumulates, evaporates, and deposits salt.
2. A small lake of brackish water occupying such a depression.
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It has lions, elephants, black rhinos, zebras and giraffes - and a vast, other-worldly salt pan nicknamed "lake of a mother's tears".
Kalahari Desert Salt (Coarse) : This rare lake salt is sourced from the Makgadikgadi salt pan in the middle of the dry savannah of North Eastern Botswana.
These men, who come from the highlands of Ethiopia, walk down into the heart of the Danakil to a vast salt pan where they dig slabs of salt out of the ground, load them up onto huge camel caravans hundreds strong and walk them back to a collection point where the salt is transferred to waiting trucks and taken to highland markets.
He will first address salt pan workers in Gujarat's Rann of Kutch area in Surendranagar district.
Salt is recovered from the sea water by solar evaporation and during this process two side products are produced, salt pan mud (fango) and brine.
On the other hand, Rowley and his wife are later described as moving to Salt Pan Creek to a community developed by Joe Anderson, a shift that helped to support Anderson's claim for local Aboriginal ownership of the area.
30) A low chimney was constructed at one end of the salt pan.
Miller says he composed his photograph carefully, "using the curving line of the salt pan to create a strong foreground element and lead the viewer towards the horizon.
Welcome to the Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia's largest salt pan at forty-six hundred square miles, located some thirteen thousand feet up in the Andes.
Stratified random sampling in vegetated and unvegetated zones near experimental plots indicated that salt pan soils were drier, saltier, and more nutrient poor than were vegetated zone soils (water content, 31 [plus or minus] 4% of total wet mass (mean [plus or minus] 1 SE) vs.